Lebanon is about 45 minutes west of Cookeville and the outlet mall there is one of my FAVORITE places to go for a quick shopping trip. There’s actually NO MALL in Cookeville sooooo… let’s not even talk about that… Steven’s mom and I are frequent flyers at the outlet mall, and some of my favorite outlet stores are the Nike Clearance Outlet, Anne Taylor Loft, Ralph Lauren Polo, Gap, the Loft, and Dressbarn.
Click here to link to the full list of stores at the outlet mall.
Luxe is a cute little boutique that I didn’t discover until Cookeville Round 2 (what I call the era after New Mexico). It’s locally owned, but there’s also a store in Chattanooga as well. They have really unique clothes, and most of the time I love what I find there. It does typically run a bit small on me, and the prices are kind of high, but the sales are phenomenal and I’ve frequently gotten several pieces marked down 70-80%. Anytime I have a semi-formal occasion or just need a cute outfit for a special occasion, I head to Luke to see what they have in stock.
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